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Enter Capitol Hill Home Photo Contest

In anticipation of the 66th anniversary of the Mothers Day Tour, the Capitol Hill Restoration Society is holding a photo contest – “The Capitol...

Preparing Your Roof for Winter

Harsh winter weather in DC may seem long ago, but for those living in Capitol Hill in 2010 the multiple blizzards of that winter...

Keeping the Hill Iron-Clad

The classic Capitol Hill screetscape is a row of colorful homes along tree-lined streets. But we cannot forget: that vision really is iron-clad. Ironwork...

Creating a More Eco-Friendly Kitchen

Chances are that you’ve spent more time in your kitchen over the last couple of years than ever before. Considering an upgrade?  Some upgrades...

Free Our Gardens

July is the month we celebrate our country’s freedoms, often in our outdoor living spaces. It is also the summer month when our gardens...

A Great Free Resource for Gardeners

Did you know you could borrow a weed wacker or a rototiller for free? Yes, it’s true, for free.  In 2021, a partnership between...

The Return of the Garden Fairs

For the past two years, the annual garden fairs hosted by three prestigious horticulture institutions – the US National Arboretum, the Franciscan Monastery, and...

Enter Capitol Hill Home Photo Contest

In anticipation of the 65th anniversary of the Mothers Day Tour, the Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS)  is holding a photo contest with the...

Plant Your Fritillaria Bulbs Sideways

I plan to buy some Fritillaria bulbs this fall. Judging from pictures they’re very tall and stunningly beautiful. But a gardening friend made a...

UP ON THE ROOF 2*

Someone once asked me “If you could tell your customers five things they should do to maintain their roofs, what would they be?” And...